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Birmingham, Alabama / Church Bombing / FBI Tapes #197340

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 05, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) This week's conviction of Thomas Blanton for his role in the 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing reviewed; details given about secretly recorded tapes held in FBI files. [Former Alabama attorney general Bill BAXLEY - says we could have convicted Blanton in the 1960s with these FBI tapes.] ["Los Angeles Times" Jack NELSON - recalls conversations with Baxley.] [FBI Birmingham division Charlene THORTON - says the information was not intentionally withheld.] [US attorney Doug JONES - praises today's FBI.]

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